5 Things to do in the North Shore: November 11

Autumn is here with more amazing events for you to enjoy the arts, explore different neighborhoods, discover new cultural opportunities through food and festivals, and so much more. Here’s a round-up of five activities this weekend that we think you will love!

Pitch That Pumpkin!

Dispose of your Halloween pumpkins in a responsible, fun, and eco-friendly way at the Pumpkin Pitch event this weekend. Your old pumpkins will become compost and stay out of the landfill. Go green and get your house ready to switch to your holiday decorations in one fell swoop! 
Date: November 12 
Time: 9:00AM – 3:00PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: Wilmette, 1200 Wilmette Ave 
More info: wilmette.com

A Practically Perfect Performance

The Devonshire Teen Performers are presenting the Mary Poppins Tea Party & Performance! Bring the whole family for a combination show & tea party. Enjoy traditional English tea snacks with a ‘spoonful of sugar’ for your tea before the magical performance.

Date: November 13 
Time: 1:00 – 4:30PM 
Cost: $30 
Location: Skokie, 4400 Greenwood St 
More info: skokieparks.org

Brunch & Brewery Tour

Tour the brewery at Double Clutch to learn about beer making, while enjoying samples along the way. Tour their incredible space and take home your own beer mug after a tasty brunch. Don’t miss the Beer Eggs Benedict! 
Date: November 12 
Time: 12:00PM 
Cost: $15 
Location: Evanston, 2121 Ashland Ave 
More info: exploretock.com 

Check Out King Arthur & Co. in Camelot

Music Theater Works’ production of Camelot is closing this weekend in Wilmette, so don’t miss your chance to see this musical comedy live on stage! This Broadway classic follows the beloved members of the Knights of the Round Table. The famous score is sung by an incredible cast with beautiful design, so get your tickets today! 
Date: November 11 – 13 
Time: 2:00PM and 8:00PM 
Cost: starts at $39 
Location: Wilmette, 516 4th St 
More info: musictheaterworks.com

A Magical Tree Lighting & Shopping Stroll

Evanston’s Central Street will be filled with holiday cheer this Saturday! Enjoy shopping specials at local stores to get a head start on your holiday gift list and enjoy the holiday fun along the way. Look for the Strolling Elf Juggler and the hot chocolate stand before the tree lighting to end the day. 
Date: November 12 
Time: 11:30AM – 5:30PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: Evanston, various stores along Central St 
More info: centralstreetevanston.com

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